The Rivette QUESTars Adventure Race Series

Wiltshire Downs Adventure Race

Event Details

The third event in the 2018 Series sees a return of a one-day adventure race to the Wiltshire Downs for the first time in three years on Saturday 07 July 2018.

This is white horse country and the chalk hills into which these figures are etched are home to a network of bridleways and footpaths that are great for mountain biking and trail running respectively. Plus you can look forward to paddling along the peaceful waters of the Kennet & Avon canal if you so desire.

As always the course will different to previous Questars adventure races in the Wiltshire Downs, to provide a new challenge for everyone.

This adventure race follows the usual race format for one-day Questars adventure races.

Event Base

St Francis School
Marlborough Road

Facilities Available

- Car Parking Area
- Sports Hall (for shelter, briefing & prize giving)
- Event Catering
- Toilets
- Changing Rooms & Showers

Provisional Timings

6 hour time limit

0800 - Race pack collection opens
0830 - Event briefing (lasts approx. 15 mins)
0900 - Earliest start time
1530 - Latest finish time
1600 - Results and prize giving

5 hour time limit

0900 - Race pack collection opens
0930 - Event briefing (lasts approx. 15 mins)
1000 - Earliest start time
1535 - Latest finish time
1600 - Results and prize giving

The times above are given as a guide and may shift slightly (by 10-15 mins) depending on participant numbers and kayak times. See the Race Day Information in the week before the event for confirmation of the actual times.

Entry Information

Choose from the following three different race options...

Questars Trio Masters Adventure RaceQuestars Trio Novice Adventure RaceQuestars Duo Adventure Race

Entry fees (per person) are as follows...

Duo £45 / Trio £55 - Last Chance entry - until entries close on 01 Jul 2018

The price you see is the price you pay! Unlike some other events, there are no additional charges for things like booking / entering online, hiring a timing / scoring chip, car parking, entry amendments etc. see everything that's included

Course Maps

Each team receives one copy of the course map on waterproof paper, with all the checkpoints marked on. Extra copies of the course map can be purchased when you enter online if needed.

Bike Hire

Mountain bikes for this adventure race can be hired from Drover Cycles, and collected from the event base on the day.

Two different levels of mountain bike are available; a Standard MTB and a High Spec MTB which offers a better level of suspension and components. All are well maintained and the hire price for this event includes helmet, pump, repair kit and delivery to / collection from the event base.

Hire bikes must be booked in advance. Early booking is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Call Drover Cycles on 01497 822419 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to hire a bike for this race.


Are you looking for accommodation before and / or after the event? You will find some accommodation available in Pewsey itself and many other options in neighbouring towns and villages. Search for the perfect place here, or contact the local tourist information centre for more information.


Find Out More

Discover what to expect by having a look at the following from last year's adventure race...

2017 Event Information || 2017 Race Report || 2017 Race Photos

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